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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 4260 - Environmental and Resource Economics

Introduces students to the basic analytical approaches to environmental issues and natural resource use. Emphasis is on economic valuation and public policy. Covers traditional approaches based on assumptions of economic rationality and market efficiency as well as current approaches from the fields of environmental science behavioral economics. Emphasis is on active student participation and examination of current environmental controversies.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite:  ECON 2010 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: (Students cannot received credit for both ECON 4260 and ECON 6260.)

Credit Hours: 4

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